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13 August 2019

Leading computer scientists recognised for global contributions

Exceptional contributions to the fields of services computing and distributed computing have seen two academics from the School of Computer Science recognised by their peers with prestigious awards.
09 August 2019

How can future urban development ensure our lived experiences?

The Lendlease Bradfield Scholarship was established in recognition of John Bradfield, celebrated engineer and Sydney University alumnus whose vision drove two of Sydney's most transformative projects: the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the underground railway.
06 August 2019

Is FaceApp hoarding our data?

In recent weeks there have been privacy concerns and questions around how FaceApp processes facial images, and whether the app is amassing a database of user-submitted images for political purposes, under the guise of a light-hearted game.
05 August 2019

Engineering scholar helps provide gift of hearing

Obtaining a six-month research internship with Cochlear through the Engineering Sydney Industry Placement Scholarship Program served as the ideal opportunity for one student to immerse herself in the biomedical industry and help change lives.
01 August 2019

One student’s vision to build an automated future

The opportunity to study abroad at Tsinghua University and undertake work placements with several of China’s leading technology companies has bolstered one student’s desire to help shape Australia’s own growing artificial intelligence industry.
31 July 2019

Academics announced as finalists in 5 Eureka Prize categories

Academics with expertise spanning biomedical engineering, the internet-of-things, medicine and quantum physics have been selected as finalists for five categories in Australia's most comprehensive national science awards, the 2019 Australian Museum's Eureka Prizes.

19 July 2019

50th anniversary of the moon landing: Sydney experts weigh in

On 20 July, 1969 the Apollo 11 landed on the Moon. Fifty years later, science and engineering academics from the University of Sydney reflect on the important milestone and predict what the future holds for space exploration.
18 July 2019

An engineer’s mission to make poor families safer

Alexie Seller graduated from the University of Sydney in 2010 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Now, as CEO of Pollinate Group, the entrepreneur is building sustainable solutions to provide clean energy to communities in India and Nepal.
17 July 2019

Sydney rises in Times Higher Education global reputation ranking

The University of Sydney has moved into second place in Australia in the 2019 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
17 July 2019

It could pay to get personal at work - here's why

Faculty of Engineering academics, Associate Professor Julien Pollack and Dr Petr Matous, have conducted research that suggests sharing a bit more in the workplace can be both personally rewarding and beneficial.